Kawai Station (Ibaraki)

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Kawai Station
Kawai Station in September 2009
Prefecture Ibaraki
(See other stations in Ibaraki)
Town Hitachiōta
Neighborhood Kami-Kawai-cho
Address in Japanese 茨城県常陸太田市上河合町
Opened 1898
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Suigun Line
Statistics   passengers/day

Kawai Station (河合駅 Kawai-eki?) is a railway station on the Suigun Line in Hitachiōta, Ibaraki Prefecture, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kawai Station is served by the Hitachi-Ōta Spur Line of the Suigun Line, and is located 6.7 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the spur line at Kami-Sugaya Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kawai Station has a single side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Suigun Line
Nukada Hitachi-Ōta Branch Yagawara


Kawai Station opened on September 7, 1898 as a station on the Ota Railway. The Ota Railway merged with the Mito Railway on October 21, 1901 and was nationalized on December 1, 1927. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 36°30′29″N 140°31′02″E / 36.5080°N 140.5172°E / 36.5080; 140.5172